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Many veterans who are planning to leave the service are 
seriously concerned about their job future. A tightening 
economy and shrinking job market are making the employ- 
ment picture more difficult. 

But there is a group of veterans who really are not 
worried at all. They are enrolled at Stout where the place- 
ment picture for veterans is more than 98 percent. Al- 
though one out of five men on the 5,200 student campus is 
a veteran, the placement office consistently reports that the 
demand for veterans in business and education far exceeds 
the supply they have on campus. 

"They're surely employable," said Robert Dahlke, 
director of Career Planning and Placement Services. "We 
have a large number of employers in business and industry 
who ask for veterans," he said. Dahlke explained that the 
training, experience and maturity most veterans have, 
coupled with the kind of education Stout offers, places 
them in great demand. Average starting salaries run about 
$1,200 higher than those of non- veterans'. 

Part of the placement picture for veterans is reflected in 
the specialized mission of the 81 -year-old institution, which 
was founded as a private school designed to train men and 
women for specific careers. As a state institution, it con- 
tinues that original mission. "What, we offer is not just a 
formal education, but education with a skill," said Chancel- 
lor Robert S. Swanson, in a recent interview with the 
Minneapolis Tribune. Swanson explained that Stout com- 
bines a broad background in liberal arts with specific fields 
of study directly applicable to some specific teaching or 
middle management industry job. For example, large per- 
centages of veterans are enrolled in the areas of industrial 
education, industrial technology, hotel and restaurant 
management, business administration, vocational rehabilita- 
tion and vocational and technical education. 

Swanson noted that this combination of practical train- 
ing and university education has made the employment 
picture for veterans at Stout a bright one. "The company 
president may say he wants a man who has been educated 
for promotion and who can be trained for the specific job," 
Swanson said in the Tribune article. "But ask the plant 
foreman who has to do the training. He wants a man who 
can do the job now. We offer them an employee who can 
do the job and who is ready for additional responsibility." 
Swanson himself is still a union card carrying journeyman 

Ron Boyer, a Navy veteran who served two tours of 
duty in Vietnam, heads a full-time Veterans Affairs office 
on campus. He said the University has placed a high priority . 
for veterans on campus. "Stout gives credit for military 
experience and other service-connected experience," Boyer 
said, noting that much of this experience applies to the 
practical kind of studies that Stout offers. He noted that 
the University has an "open admissions policy" for veter- 
ans, who are treated as special "adult" students. 

Ron Head, who served eight years in the Navy, said he 
enrolled at the University because he wanted to advance his 
career in the restaurant industry. Head, president of the 
University's "Vet's Club," is currently studying hotel and 
restaurant management. Although he has had previous ex- 
perience in the field, he said a degree is important for pro- 
motion. "I got as high as I could go in the restaurant busi- 
ness, so I felt to get into a better paying job, I'd have to get 
more education," he stated. 

and enabled him to better communicate with people. He 
also said that the combination of theory and practical train- 
ing has been valuable. "Before, I knew how to do some- 
thing, but I couldn't explain why," he said. "Now I've got 
the background on why something is being done right or 

Ken Pressley entered Stout after retiring from a 22-year 
career in the Air Force. Pressley said he learned of the 
institution from high school guidance counselors, while he 
was working as an Air Force recruiter. He is confident that 
he will have a job waiting for him after graduation. 
"They're asking for people with my major all across the 
country," said Pressley, who is studying vocational educa- 
tion. He plans to teach in a vocational school after 

Pressley is a firm believer in a practical approach to 
higher education. "I think it's good because it gives indi- 
viduals the training to go into a good job," he said, explain- 
ing that graduates with this type of education are valuable 
to employers because they are "trained to do something." 

Pressley's military training has been of great value to him 
at the University. Because of his background, he was ex- 
cused from 22 academic credits by "testing out" of courses. 

Bob Hirsch, who spent three years as an Army MP, is 
studying industrial technology and product development. 
He said that he is a strong believer in the "work ethic" and 

training and liberal arts is especially useful. "Of course the 
technical training is good because it enables us to find 
work," he said. "But the liberal arts education enables us to 
open our minds to other people's ideas." 

Hirsch values his experience in the Army and feels that it 
has helped him be a better student at the University. "I 
went to college right after high school and I lasted a se- 
mester and a half before I quit," he said. "I didn't know 
what I wanted to do." 

But he said the Army helped him find himself and gave 
him the determination to return to college. "I was con- 
vinced that I would do better in school than the first time I 
went," he stated. 

Hirsch's military experience is also assisting him finan- 
cially at the University. "Now that I'm out of the Army, 
the veterans benefits I am receiving are my mainstay," he 

In addition to regular undergraduate studies, many veter- 
ans with Bachelor's degrees from other institutions are en- 
rolling at Stout to receive graduate degrees in specialized 
fields and thus increasing their employment potential. 

Boyer feels that returning to school is the best route for 
most veterans to take after they leave service. "With the 
proper training, the job prospects for veterans are great," 
Boyer stated. "And with the financial aids and other special 
services available to veterans in higher education, going 
back to school becomes highly desirable." 

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Veterans from Stout receive 
counseling through the Career 
Planning and Placement 
office (far upper left) and the 
Veterans Affairs office (upper left). 
Two popular majors for 
veterans are hotel and restaurant 
management (left) and 
industrial technology (above). 

Education and the Family 

Childless families 

Older population 

The following remarks were de- 
livered by Stout's Chancellor 
Robert S. Swanson recently in 
Minneapolis . before winners of the 
20th annual Betty Crocker "Search 
for Leadership in Family Living." 
Sponsored by General Mills, the 
search involves young men and 
women of high school age from 
throughout the United States who 
are singled out for their leadership 

Today, in the 70's, we are faced 
with constant and ever present 
change. Change, indeed, has be- 
come a part of our lifestyle and our 
daily routine. We observe instan- 
taneous change nightly on the 5:30 
newscasts. We often experience 
change as a matter-of-fact aspect of 
our jobs. As a society, we observe 
more change in a few years than 
our ancestors experienced in 

In such a period of rapidly accel- 
erating change, we also observe a 
metamorphosis in many of our 
social institutions. Some of this we : 
view with great relief, because it has . 
brought about greater awareness 
and appreciation for human 

The civil rights movement of the 
60's or the more recent emphasis 
on women's rights are illustrations 
of such positive social changes. But 
change can be unsettling. We hear 
reports, for example, that the 
family as we know it today may 
not exist at all in 10 or 20 years; 
that marriage will become a thing 
of the past; that the relationship of 
parent to child will disappear; that 
the raising of children will be rele- 
gated to agencies; that little food 
will be prepared and eaten in the 
home; that clothing will be dispos- 
able and discarded when dirty or 

I, for one, hope that the future 
proves many such prophecies 
wrong. But we certainly cannot 
assume that the family as we know 
it today will continue to face the 
21st Century in precisely the same 
form as now exists. 

It is unreasonable to expect that 
the family will -be exempt from the 
great social, cultural and economic 
evolutions that are taking place 
with visible force. 

Let's look at some probable oc- 
currences that we, as families, as 
members of families, will face in 
the not too distant future. 

We know, for example, that we 
are moving toward a time in which 
the role of the family may not in- 
volve child rearing as its primary 
function. Environmental and social 
concerns are quickly bringing us 
into an era of zero population 
growth. To achieve ZPG may mean 
that many married couples will sus- 
tain their family unit with no 
children at all. I am told by one of 
our instructors in family life at 
Stout that informal surveys con- 
ducted in his classes indicate that 
25 to 30 percent of his students 
don't plan to have any children at 
all. Whether this percentage has any 
validity is questionable, but the fact 
that young people are thinking this 
way is important, and it raises an 
interesting question about the 
whole idea of voluntary childless 
couples or families. 

There is a difference between 
having smaller families and having 
no children at all. This difference is 
what futurists call a "systems 
break." It is a change of kind, not 
of degrees, and we don't know 
what its effect will be on marital 
satisfaction, for example, or more 
broadly on society's values, goals 
and activities. 

The idea of women working at 
things other than, or rather in ad- 
dition to, "keeping the house" and 
"taking care of the children" is not 
new. In farm families, wives worked 
as hard and at tasks similar to those 
of husbands. In family businesses, 
both husband and wife "kept the 
store" together. In such cases, there 
was a working together, though, at 
the same job. Today, with about 40 
percent of American mothers hold- 
ing full or part-time jobs, the situa- 
tion is different. The jobs are usu- 
ally not related to, or carried on 
with the person's spouse. Each has 
a rather separate and different job 

While many of the families 
where the husband and wife both 
work outside the home may be the 
childless families of the future, 
there are now and will continue to 
be many families with children 
where husbands and wives will both 
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More choices 

Different lifestyles 

the childrenare very small. It is be- 
coming increasingly common for 
young mothers to place their newly 
born children into child-care facili- 
ties as they return to their pressing 
careers. And under the right cir- 
cumstances, such a practice may be 
very beneficial to the child. For 
example, in the Child Study Center 
at Stout, which is staffed by profes- 
sional educators, we have enrolled 
children as young as one month 
old. Our people there tell us that 
even at that early age— using the 
right educational tools— the learning 
process for a child can begin. The 

Education the key 

early education of a child is ex- 
tremely important to its future 
development. But at the same time, 
we must ask ourselves what this 
trend will mean to society. We have 
never had an experience quite like 
this before. And we must ask our- 
selves what kind of person this 
practice is going to produce. What 
happens when we shift the educa- 
tional force in shaping tomorrow's 
family from the family unit itself to 
the institution? What happens when 
the institution becomes responsible 
for many of the educational func- 
tions previously left to the family? 
And what kind of people do we get 
as the result of this? 

I think we're going to have to 
deal with a different age composi- 
tion of society. Not long ago the 
life expectancy of an individual was 
40. Today we're talking about the 
upper 60's or 70's, and perhaps be- 
fore long into the 90's or 100. At 
this time, the largest share of the 
population consists of young 
people, products of the post-World 
War II baby boom. But with fewer 
children being born today and more 
people living longer, we will soon 
be faced with an older population 
base. We must then ask ourselves 
what the role of the elderly will be 
and what their relationship will be 
to the family. We will be shifting to 
a period where large groups of 
persons will be retired and a smaller 
proportion of people supporting 
society through the work force. 
And we are going to have to deter- 
mine how society will deal with the 

or consumerism, mere was a time 
that consumerism meant making a 
choice from a few hundred or may- 
be a few thousand items. Now with 
the seemingly endless variety of 
products available to the consumer, 
coupled with decreasing buying 
power caused by inflation, consum- 
erism has become an important 
factor in family living. We have . 
gone beyond the simple question of 
"what to choose" to a more com- 
plex issue of "how to choose." 
Most of us no longer have the 
option for haphazard buying in to- 
day's complicated marketplace. The 
running of a family has become big 
business, and we are going to need 
to develop a more sophisticated 
form of education to enable mem- 
bers of the family to make choices 
and decisions. 

All of these things I have men- 
tioned are predictions based on 
some apparent trends we can now 
observe. How unsettling they may 
be to us is open to questions, but 
there is one trend that can be most 
unsettling; that is adjustment to a 
change in lifestyle, and of course 
it's related to the other changes. 
The question is no longer "Will we 
have to face changing lifestyles?" 
We know that in this era of history 
change is inevitable. Even the ques- 
tion, "What lifestyle can I expect," 
may be rather meaningless. So 
many events are taking place at 
such a rapid pace today that predic- 
tions are often out of date as soon 
as they are made. Let's take the 
idea of automation. We used to 
hear predictions that in the 21st 
Century nearly everything would be 
done by machine; that we would all 
have robots in our homes to serve 
as our slaves; and that the whole 
world would hum on electronic 
gadgetry. Now with the energy 
crisis, we are being told by some 
that the future may actually bring a 
decline in the amount of automated 
equipment we will be able to oper- 
ate. So, as I said, the question is 
neither "if nor "what" when talk- 
ing about changing lifestyles. 
Rather, it is one of "How am I 
going to prepare myself to deal 
with change?" 

Let us suppose, just for the sake 
of argument, the energy crisis gets 
even more serious, and that we have 
run-away inflation in the world, 
enough to head us into a serious de- 
pression. How are middle-class 
people, used to affluence, going to 

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the Savoy 

It was an event to remember for guests 
who were entertained in the lavish style 
of the great chef Escoffier. 

What began several years ago as an ambitious project of a hotel 
and restaurant management class at Stout has now evolved into 
somewhat of a national event for lovers of great food. The Haute 
Cuisine class, a course in classical cookery, has put on several 
multi-course dinners that began in early evening and continued to 
the early hours the next morning. Word on the events has spread 
to food editors and the general public throughout the United 
States, as interest has grown each year. 

This year, the theme for the event was "Derby Night at the 
Savoy," a duplication of a meal served at the Savoy Hotel of 
London in the 1890's for the royalty of Europe, who gathered 
there after horse races to spend their winnings. It was there that 
Auguste Escoffier, considered to be the greatest chef of all times, • 
treated patrons to a style of dining unknown today. 

The actual cost of such a dinner today is more than $400 per 
couple, but since the Stout affair relies heavily on donations, 
those attending paid a mere $70 a couple. To put on the dinner, 
more than $1,000 worth of wine was obtained by donation from 
Tytell Europa Wine Importers of New York; the 25,000 pieces of 
equipment needed for service was donated by the Hilton Hotel 

Research and testing of the recipes involved months of work 
by students, whose grade for the course was based solely on the 
outcome of the dinner. The most elaborate preparation was used 
to authenicate dishes such as Consomme Rothschild, Turban 
Fillet of Sole and Cinderella Tournedos. 

Guests were greeted at the door by a live horse and jockey. 
The centerpiece in the room was a horseshoe made from 20 
dozen carnations shaped over grass sod, which revolved in a pool 
of water. Live music was provided by strolling violinists from Eau 
Claire Memorial High School. 

It was an experience both students and guests will long 
remember, and it is well that they do, for such an affair may be 1 
something they will never witness again. Even Escoffier, if he was 
alive today, could not produce it on a commercial basis. 

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cope with these kinds of situations? 
How will people deal with the idea 
of living in less comfort, on more 
modest incomes, or perhaps in great 

I feel education can play a key 
role in dealing with such issues, 
complementing the role of the 
family. I feel that education through 
the processes of probing, mind stretch- 
ing and challenging assumptions can 
help family members become more 
adaptable. I believe this because it is 
within the family that children are in- 
troduced to society and it is here they 
first come to know society's expecta- 
tions, opportunities and, of course, its 
pitfalls. With the help of education, 
families can encourage both flexibility 
and varied life goals. Again here I must 
emphasize the importance of flexi- 
bility, for to lock children into certain 
expectations is a great disservice to 
them. We know that children today 
are faced with an immense number of 
decisions they must make, regarding 
their lifestyles, and we no longer have 
the option as parents and as educators 
to make all the decisions for them. 

We know of the trauma experi- 
enced by the group that firsf "makes 
the break" in lifestyle. The first high 
school students who wore long hair in 
the 1960's found the uproar they 
created— and many enjoyed it. We 
must learn to look below the surface 
of change and learn from our lessons 
of the past. 

And here is where education can be 
of inestimable value. Learning how to 
describe problems, formulate hypothe- 
ses, gather data, analyze and weigh 
evidence and struggle with interpreta- 
tions is extremely valuable to young- 
sters. Family members who capture 
the excitement and the spirit of this 
enterprise can pass it along to their 
children. It is within the family con- 
text that people develop the confi- 
dence to risk exploration and self- 
direction as opposed to conformity 
and getting by. 

Education must assist parents in 
making a commitment for this kind of 
exploration and in creating an atmos- 
phere in which this can take place. 

Parents must be shown that they 
have to develop a willingness and 
ability to explain things about life, 
rather than to merely tell about them. 
They must be willing to assist their 
children in thinking things through, 
rather than simply insisting on how 
things must be done. 

Just as today's families must solve 
problems not faced by past genera- 
tions, so will families of the future 
struggle with problems demanding the 
most creative solutions. 

Class Eyotes 


Retiring last August from Northern 
BS '31, MS '37, St. Paul, Minn., traveled 
around the world during the months of Sep- 
tember, October and November. 

Grande, Ore., retired from teaching in 1970. 
She now works part-time at a child center. 

Formerly with the University of Roches- 
ter (N.Y.), JOHN M. BROPHY '38 is cur- 
rently vice-president of academic affairs at 
State University College at Utica, where he 

recently accepted the position of home 
economics specialist for the 11 county 
Indianhead Vocational, Technical and Adult 
Education District with offices in Shell 
Lake. She has served on various home 
economics and vocational committees and is 
currently a member of the advisory council 
of the Indianhead VTAE District. 

Residents of Council Bluffs, la., Mr. and 
Mrs. KERMIT HAAS '47 celebrated their 
25th wedding anniversary in June. They 
have 10 children, and he is a composing 
supervisor for the Omaha World Herald 

head of the industrial arts department and 
teaches vocational machine shop at West 
Aurora High School, Aurora, 111. 

'58, Hawaii, has recently received the title 
of "Registered School Business Adminis- 
trator," the highest professional status 
gained by a practicing school business offi- 
cial. He is a district department of education 
business and facilities staff specialist. 

BYRON DODGE '53, Barron, teaches 
plastics and metals at the senior high school 
there. He also coaches basketball and track. 

Sheboygan, administrative and research 
assistant for Sheboygan Public Schools, has 
been awarded a Doctorate in education 
from University of Illinois at Urbana- 

home economics teacher at Wachusett 
Regional High School, is the recipient of the 
third annual "Outstanding Young Woman of 
Holden" award presented by the Holden 
Jaycee-Wives. She resides with her husband 
KEN BS '57, MS '60 and two daughters in 
Holden, Mass. 

The Stout Alumnus 

The Stout Alumnus is an official 
publication of University of Wis- 
consin-Stout. It is published quarter- 
ly and entered at the post office in 
Menomonie, Wis., as third class 

Jack Wile Alumni Director 

John K. Enger Editor 

Judy Olson .... Ass't to the Editor 

Two Oconto Jaycees received honors 
recently. ROBERT GANNON BS '60, MS 
'61, vocational education coordinator with 
Cooperative Educational Service Agency 
No. 3, received the "outstanding young man 
of the year" award. Honored as the "out- 
standing young educator" in the county was 
CURTIS GIPP '62, a Suring High School 
industrial arts instructor. 

Longmont, Colo., is a free-lance home 
economist, doing high altitude testing for 


BRUCE E. BAKER '62 has been pro- 
moted to senior industrial engineer in charge 
of facilities at Ray-o-Vac in Appleton. 

JAMES A. PAULUS '63, Union Grove, is 
a construction skills teacher (Capstone Proj- 
ect) at Franklin High School. 

MICHAEL SCHIPPER '66 has earned a 
Master's degree in architecture from UW- 
Milwaukee. He resides with his wife and two 
children in Milwaukee. 

DWIGHT E. DAVIS '66, executive dean 
of instruction at Joliet (111.) Junion College 
has recently co-authored an educational text 
entitled "Planning, Implementing and Evalu- 
ating Career Preparations Programs." The 
book is designed to help educators analyze, 
expand and improve career training 

PAUL F. SAWYER BS '66, MS '67, 
Rockford, 111., has been promoted to section 
manager of the manufacturing engineering 
department of Sundstrand Aviation. 

Oshkosh, is a program director for the Dairy 
Council of Wisconsin. 

Former vocational coordinator of the 
Sparta district, WILLIAM ZABOROWSKI 
BS '68 , MS '7 1 has assumed the role of busi- 
ness manager for the Gale-Ettricfc 
Trempealeau School District,, a new 

NORA STUTE FULLER '68, Eau Claire, 
recently gave an interesting presentation en- 
titled "Conserving Funds on Food and Fur- 
nishings" at the 10th annual Secretarial 
Seminar held in Eau Claire. She has been the 
assistant food editor for Farm Journal maga- 
zine and served as Eau Claire County Exten- 
sion home economist from 1970-1973. 

WARREN SHOBE '69, Greenville, Tex., 
is the new personnel manager for Wing 
Industries, Inc. 

RAY WAGNER '69, Denver, Colo., is 
employed by Certanium Alloys and Re- 
search Co., a division of Premier Industries, 
as a sales agent. 

LE MOINE BRION '69, Tomah, has 
been named production manager at the 
Monroe County Opportunity Center. He 
works in the area of electronics and woods. 

Personnel man Second Class ROBERT 
BORREMANS '70 received a Navy "meri- 
torious commendation" recently for service 
on board USS Wiltsie, while operating off 
the coast of Vietnam. His present address is 
Box 85, Marengo. 

DAN BREITZMAN '70, Menomonie, has 
been promoted to audit supervisor of the 
Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corp., Mil- 


Wausau, is a psychologist with the Marathon 
County Special Education Department. He 
and his wife are also houseparents of the 
Ricky Zender Memorial Home, a state ap- 
proved facility to provide a family living en- 

vironment for mentally retarded persons. 

TONY BEYER '71, Geneva, 111., is teach- 
ing machine shop at Mid Valley Area Voca- 
tional Center in Maple Park. 

Since leaving Stout, Olympic silver 
medalist JOHN PETERSON '71, Comstock, 
has mounted many honors in wrestling. He 
has also completed his first year with Ath- 
letes in Action, San Bernardino, Calif., 
where he has spoken and wrestled before 
over 96,000 people. Highlighting his 
1973-74 season was a tour of Russia as a 
member of the United States team. 

MICHAEL DORENDORF '71 is teach- 
ing auto mechanics at 916 Vocational- 
Technical Institute in White Bear Lake, 
Minn., in the post high school program. 

JED KRIEGER '71, West Bend, is a 
metalsmith in a rapidly growing artist 
colony called the Brewery Workshop in 

'71 are making their home in Pewaukee. He 
teaches auto mechanics at James Madison 
High School in Milwaukee, and she teaches 
home economics at Arrowhead High School 
in Hartland. 

LARRY A. THOMAS '71, Chicago, is a 
company representative for Bunker Ramo. 

In two short years, BARBARA 
SCHULTZ '72 has moved through many 
stages of education-going from student to 
teacher of several age groups, to organizer of 
full-sized student classes. She now coordi- 
nates adult education since accepting the 
position of supervisor for Moraine Park 
Technical Institute at the Ripon Center. 

PAUL J. MILINOVICH '72, Charlotte, 
N.C., teaches at Cochrane Junior High and 
coaches swimming at Garinger High School. 

nie, has been promoted to the position of 
resident engineer of the Spirit Lake, la., 
plant for McQuay-Perfex, Inc. He had been 
test engineer for the plant in Minneapolis. 

PENNY KIENBAWM '72, Nashville, 
Tenn., is a training supervisor for the Wal- 
green Drug Co. 

A new work evaluator for the Cincinnati, 
Ohio, Association for the Blind is MARY 
PETTA BS '72, MS '73 of Oconomowoc. 

PATRICIA PINTENS '72, Tomahawk, is 
employed as Extension home economics 
agent for Iron County. 


Teaching at Walker Junior High in Mil- 

dietetic internship at Vanderbilt University 
Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. 

MARCIA MACK, Madison, is a nursing 
assistant for Madison General Hospital. 

JAMES WEHRS, Fond du Lac, is a tool 
design engineer at Giddings and Lewis. 

JANICE SERUM, Alma, has accepted a 
dietetic internship at the Indiana and Pur- 
due University Medical Center in 

MICHAEL CARROLL, Burlington, and 
ERIC J. EDQUIST, Hudson, have both ac- 
cepted field engineering positions with 
General Electric's Installation and Service 
Engineering Department in Schenectady, 

WAYNE NOVOTNY, Greendale, is a 
metals instructor at Muskego High' School. 

Employed as field engineer for Cherne 
Contracting Corp. of Minneapolis is 
DENNIS MONDROSKI, Mosinee. He and 
his family now reside in St. Cloud. 

Employed as a junior and senior high in- 
structor in Beaver Dam is DIANE JACK- 
MAN, Platteville. 

JEAN ANN TEIGEN is a head evaluator 
at the Evaluation and Training Center, affili- 
ated with the Fargo School System, Fargo, 

THOMAS R. KOLSTAD, Kenosha, is 
employed as a manager trainee at Navy 
Food Service, Brooklyn, N.Y. 

ROGER JAREK is employed as a 
teacher at Port Washington High School. 

Working as a merchandising trainee with 
Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co., Chicago, is 
DEBRA RODENCAL, Wisconsin Rapids. 

THOMAS LISKA is employed by the 
Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilita- 
tion in Wisconsin Rapids. 

Teaching industrial arts at Washington 
Island Schools is THOMAS SYKES. 

GLENN AMHUAS, Cudahy, is employed 
by Microswitch, a division of Honeywell, 
Freeport, 111. 

CHERYLE REW is teaching home 
economics at Lomira High School. 

JOHN SALISBURY is teaching indus- 
trial arts at Adrian High School, Adrian, 

KENNETH ARTHUR is currently en- 
rolled at the American Graduate School of 
International Management, Glendale, Ariz. 

KARL EDMAN is teaching industrial 
education at Campbellsport High School. 
His wife KATHELENE (WALTER) has been 
appointed home economist at Regal Ware, 
Inc., Kewaskum, where the couple resides. 

Employed as director of vocational 
services for the Lancaster offices of Mental 
Retardation in Lincoln, Neb., is GERALD J. 

the new Winnebago County youth agent. 

An assistant cost engineer for Fluor. 
Engineering and Constructors, Inc., Los 
Angeles, THOMAS ESSELSTROM' is work- 
ing for 22 months in Puerto Rico on a 
special assignment. 


Sept. 7 Hamline 

Sept. 14 (7:30 p.m.) at Superior 

Sept. 21 Oshkosh 

Sept. 28 (7:30 p.m.) at Eau Claire 

Oct. 5 Whitewater 

Oct. 12 *Stevens Point 

Oct. 19 at Platteville 

Oct. 26 at Bemidji 

Nov. 2 River Falls 

Nov. 9 at La Crosse 


All games begin at 1 :30 p.m., unless indicated. 

DUNCAN SYLVESTER is a counselor 
for the Wood County Alcohol and Drug 
Council, Inc. He will work out of Norwood 
Health Center, Marshfield, to serve the 
northern Wood County area. 

CRAIG SMITH is employed by 3-M in 
St. Paul in the central engineering depart- 

GARY MAGEE is a new instructor in 
the associate degree architectural com- 
mercial design program at Indianhead Tech- 
nical Institute in Rice Lake. 

RANDY DETJEN, Algoma, has been ap- 
pointed to the position of industrial engi- 
neer at Paragoa Electric Co., Inc., Two 

Teaching junior high home economics in 
Oneida, 111., is MILDRED SVATIK, Al- 
toona, 111. 

Employed by 3-M in St. Paul as a pro- 
duction wage analyst is M. DAVID RICKS. 

JUDY BONHIVES is assistant buyer of 
costume jewelry at Powers Dry Goods store 
in Minneapolis. She spent two months in 
Europe last summer backpacking and loved 

MAE HARRIS is a management trainee 
for Sears Roebuck and Co. 

FRED GUINN is chief evaluator at the 
Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabili- 
tation in Peoria, III. 

GLENN GOESSL is teaching at Seymour 
High School. 



THELMA SULLIVAN '24 to Thomas 
Smith in March. Reside in Wyandotte, Mich. 

Susan Yunker to RODGER PETRYK BS 
'67, .MS '71, Dec. 1, in Boyceville. At home 
in Turtle Lake. 

PATRICIA E. KANGAS '69 to David W. 
Bloshenko, Feb. 16, in Hurley. At home in 

Sandra Wikoff to JAMES BROOKS '69, 
Dec. 23, in Columbia. At home in New 
Richmond where the groom teaches power 
mechanics at the high school. 

JOYCE FRINGS '70 to William Clay, 
Apr. 6, in Sheboygan. She is a home 
economics teacher at Sheboygan Falls High 
School. At home in Sheboygan. 

Lois Abramowski to RAYMOND 
JACOBSON '71, Dec, in Milwaukee, where 
they reside. 

Patricia Jury to JOHN MATTESON BS 
'71, MS '72, Dec. 22, in Antigo. He is an 
industrial arts teacher at New Trier East 
High School in Winnetka, 111. At home in 

Karen Meyer to CARL KNAPP '72, Dec. 
22, in Plymouth where the couple resides. 
He teaches at the Plymouth High School. 

OLSON '72, Dec. 29, in Menomonie. At 
home in Red Wing, Minn., where she is 
Goodhue County Extension home econo- 
mist. He is currently employed by the Pierce 
County Department of Social Services. 

BAUER, JR. '71, Dec. 22, in Greendale. At 
home in Milwaukee. She is an art instructor 
at the Greenfield Middle School and he is 
employed with security at the Southridge 
Shopping Center. 

Judith Posselt to JOHN A. GREEN '72, 
Dec. 7, in Winchester. At home in Wood- 
stock, 111., where he is an industrial educa- 
tion teacher at the high school. 

LENORE CLARK '7 2 to William 
Mercer, Jan. 1, in Wheeler. She teaches 
home economics at Westby High School. 


KARWOWSKI '71, April 6. He is employed 
by Carrier Corp., and she works for Pier I 
Imports. At home in Syracuse, N.Y. 


Nancee Schroeder to JAY A. MUSIL, 
Mar. 2, in Manitowoc. He is a service engi- 
neer with Pieker Medical Corp., St. Paul. 

Diane Fleter to GORDON CORRUS, 
Mar. 9. He is an estimator at NJ. Braun 
Lumber Co. in Jefferson. At home in Fort 

Voboril, Apr. 13, in Clark Mills. At home in 
Milwaukee where the bride teaches home 
economics at Bay View High School. 

LEVENHAGEN, Jan., in Milwaukee. At 
home in Two Rivers. He is an engineer with 
Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co. 

Sally Kellerman to RICHARD WIENKE, 
Jan. 4, in Oshkosh. At home in Kenosha 
where the groom is a teacher at Bradford 
High School. 

Anderson, Dec. 29, in Green Bay. At home 
in Milwaukee. 

CAN KIM LE to Byron Otas Botts, Dec. 
22, in Fairchild. At home in Saigon. 

ALD HEIMERMAN, Jan. 19, in North 
Lake. He teaches industrial education at 
Random Lake High School. At home in 

Rosalyn Rake to JAMES EVANS, Feb. 
2, in Waukesha. At home in Racine where 
he is a customer service representative for 
Western Publishing Co. 

Nov. 3, in Rhinelander. At home in Orford- 
ville where the groom is a high school 

JULIE SYKORA to Mark Taintor, Sept. 
8, in Marshall, Minn. At home in Evanston, 

Lift!© Devils 

A son, Matthew, Nov. 14, to ROBERT 
MAN '62, Middletown, R.I. He is in the 
United States Navy, stationed at Newport. 

A son, Jeffrey Douglas, Mar. 15, to 
JACOB BS '64. MS '66 and MARSHA 
DEMSKE KLEIN '66, Wausau. He is an 
electronics instructor at North Central Tech- 
nical Institute, and she teaches adult classes 

A second son, Paul Andrew, June 21, 
1973, to BRIAN BS '68, MS '72 and 
Lake Geneva. He teaches industrial arts at 
Elkhorn Junior High School. 

A daughter, Ann Marie, Mar. 16, to 
Carroll and JOY DUMKE JANZEN '68, 
Aitkin, Minn. 

A son, Nathan Tyler, Sept. 22, to 
HOWARD BS '68, MS '69 and CHAR- 
Marine on St. Croix, Minn. He teaches 
power mechanics at Mariner High School in 
White Bear Lake, Minn. 

A daughter, Michelle Marie, Feb. 2, to 
BURT '68, Fredonia. He is an administrator 
at Cedarburg High School. 

A son, Ryan Bradley, Apr. 27, to Mr. 
and Mrs. BRAD JOHNSON BS '69, MS '73, 
Oak Creek. He teaches in Greendale. 

A daughter, Bronwen Elaine, Dec. 5, to 
'68, Sheboygan Falls. 

A son, Brian Christopher, Sept. 30, to 
Mr. and Mrs. GORDIE AMICK '69, 

A daughter, Kay Lynn, June 5, 1973, to 
'70, Sheboygan Falls. 

A daughter, Dolores Wyone, Oct. 30, to 
NARDO '70, Berkeley, Calif. She works as a 
public health nutrition and dietary con- 

A son, Jacob James, Mar. 5, to Mr. and 
Mrs. MARK JENSEN '73, Neenah. He is 
employed at Banta Publishing Co., Menasha. 

A daughter, Stephanie Jill, Jan. 9, to Mr. 
and Mrs. BRUCE W. KOOPIKA Ed.S. '73, 
Green Bay. 


POINTE '10,. Mar. 15, in Menomonie. 

5, 1973,in Alhambra, Calif. 

JOHN L. SAVAGE '16, Aug. 5, of a 
heart attack in Great Falls, Mont. 

JAMES BALPH MC NARY '17, 79, Dec. 
30. Survived by his wife Urla who resides in 
Winton, Calif. 

Apr. 29, in Detroit of hepatitis. Survived by 
father, George, who resides in Menomonie. 

Luck, Apr.. 20. 

Campus Notes 

Plans to restore historic Eichel- 
berger Hall on the Stout campus were 
announced this spring. 

A report from an all-university 
committee on the possible future use 
of the structure is currently being 
studied by Chancellor Robert S. 
Swanson. The report calls for restora- 
tion of the structure, vacated last year 
when the Department of Rehabilita- 
tion and Manpower Services moved to 
new quarters in Hovlid Hall. 

Funds for interior restoration will 
come from the sale of a University- 
owned structure at Fourth Avenue and 
Broadway, formerly known as the 
"Chancellor's House." 

The UW-System Board of Regents 
recently approved a bid of $48,000 for 
the "Chancellor's House," submitted 
by W. Warren Barberg, an Eau Claire 

Eichelberger Hall was built around 
1890 as a home for Louis Tainter, son 
of lumberman Andrew Tainter. It is 
made from the same design and ma- 
terial as the Mabel Tainter Memorial 
building here. Stout acquired the 
property in the mid-1940's, using 
money from the Eichelberger legacy, 
and the building became known as 
Eichelberger Hall. It originally was 
used as a women's dormitory and later 
was converted to office space. 

Swanson said the University will 
continue to maintain Eichelberger. 

* * * * * * * 

Kappa Chapter of Sigma State, an 
organization for women educators, 
recently elected new officers for the 
1974-76 biennium. Miss Lois von Berg, 
director of financial aids at Stout, is 
the new first vice-president. 

* * * * * * * 

Stout's ninth annual Educational 
Media and Technology Conference will 
be held July 22 through July 24. 
Headliners this year will include Jerry 
Kemp, past president of the Associa- 
tion for Educational Communications 
and Technology, and Ralph J. Amelio, 
California film consultant. Kemp is 
coordinator of instructional develop- 
ment services for San Jose State Uni- 
versity, and Amelio is media coordi- 
nator and English instructor at Willow- 
brook High School, Villa Park, 111. 

"Educational Technology: Can We 
Realize Its Potential?" will be the sub- 
ject of Kemp's presentation on Mon- 
day evening, while Amelio, speaking 
on Tuesday, July 23, will challenge 
participants with the subject "Visual 
Literacy: What Can You Do?" 

The event will also include concur- 
rent workshops, case studies of exem- 
plary media programs and a display by 
some 50 exhibitors. It will conclude 
with the traditional "Piggus Roastum" 

Further information can be ob- 
tained by contacting David Barnard, 
Dean of Learning Resources at Stout. 
****** * 

Increased cooperation and restora- 
tion of public confidence in education 
were cited as important state-wide 
goals during Stout's 23rd annual Guid- 
ance Conference. Mrs. Barbara Thomp- 
son, state superintendent for public 
instruction, told some 3,000 educators 
that faculty, administrators and stu- 
dents in the state's schools must 
develop a "common ground" on which 
they can work together. "There is 
more commonality of concern and 
purpose than there is difference; more 
that binds us together than which . 
divides us in education," she said. She 
added that an adversary relationship 
should not exist between administra- 
tors and teachers or between adminis- 
trators and the Department of Public 

"There is a need to work continu- 
ally on new ways and means to make 
students feel a part of their school, not 
involuntary captives of it," she said, 
adding that teachers, too, must be 
given the opportunity to participate in 
school policy planning. 

* * * * * * * 

Major activities for dietitians and 
prospective dietitians took place April 
18 and 19 on campus. Events included 

an address by Congressman Vernon 
Thomson and a presentation via con- 
ference telephone from Jean Mayer, 
professor of nutrition at Harvard 
University and a member of the Presi- 
dent's Consumer Advisory Council. 

Among the events were Stout's 
fourth annual Continuing Education 
Conference for Dietitians April 18. 
The conference was based on the 
theme "Community Nutrition." 

* * * * * * * 

The need for careful planning in 
Wisconsin's vocational school system 
was stressed at Stout March 5 at a con- 
ference designed to evaluate the sys- 
tem's five-year plan. 

The conference included experts 
from business, government, labor and 
education who are assisting Stout in 
studying state and national trends 
which will affect the system. 

Eugene Lehrmann, state director of 
Vocational, Technical and Adult Edu- 
cation, said in remarks prepared for 
delivery that the coming decades will 
be the most crucial time ever known 
for education. "Unless we discover 
ways of controlling these changing 
times, we will surely be submerged by 
them," Lehrmann said. 

He said that the State VTAE Sys- 
tem was committed to the develop- 
ment of programs that would help 

equalize employment opportunities 
for all people in every part of the 

Current trends which affect mathe- 
matics education on both secondary 
and university levels were discussed at 
the third annual Applied Math Confer- 
ence on April 4. 

Participants from Wisconsin, Illi- 
nois, and Minnesota school systems 
attended the meet. The purpose of the 
conference was to acquaint high 
school math teachers and students 
with current applications for mathe- 
matics, as well as career opportunities 
within the field. 

Peopie You Know 

Dick Gebhart is chairman of Stout's 
21st annual Industrial Education Con- 
ference, which will be held on Friday, 
Ocl. 11, l l >74. Again lliis year, the 
{ conference; has .been; scheduled so that 
; alumni can stay over for Homecoming' 
i on Oct. 12. 

. Judy Herr is chairing the commit- 
tee for the dedication of the new 
. Home Economics . building, which also 
will be held on Friday, Ocl. II. (he 
day before Homecoming. A day of 
innovative workshops, a nationally 
known speaker and escorted tours are 
: all part of the program being de- 
veloped for Oct. 11. AH alumni are. 
invited to participate. . 

jtX; The. "1974 /{Homecoming: Reunion 
; .Committeie : iSialready making plans for . 
I'the', : ; A^ 

SBanquet iin- Mendm oiiie; ;on Sa tur day 
Knighf > %G l ct^vl2^ Eachvreuhion .class! is, 
liepresentedxXClasS^ of {/1949::/ Olive; 
, Brownell Goodrich and Esther Medtlie 

Jeatran. Class of 1959: Joan Hobbick . 
t Bisson , Juiiy : ; Schroedei { Frank and 

Harlyn MislVldl. ("lass of l l ><:.4: Cheryl 
, of 1969: Margaret Barber Almquist 
Hand Gharies Kell{'{ i ?{; v'{{{{;/{'{^{/{ : :/{/ 

{{.KMfsT {Edith Dukerscheih; {Brook- '■ 
-meyer >: 'has .closed : her .sewing {school . 
; .which" she Started ;i,7 iyears ago ;in '.San { 
Jose ,,iQalif.:She developed. he rmefhods- 
of leaching" a Wending\;S tout in 
{the l9.3Q'S. v WhiJe; she;has , retired From ■'-.'" 
.teaching, :she{.hasv ; hot^letired. 'from 
{sewlngv /;;{{{ .-{^.^.{N'^/V'sy/^'./.:/,;;/^. 

New officers of /the; Greater Detroit "{ 
Alumni Association/a^ 
president;; James .Dptseth,yic.e-presi-: 
dent; Marion Stevens, secretary; and 

Leslie Haight, treasurer. Vice-Chancel- 
{lor Wes{Face{,Mrs.{Face .and Jack Wile 
'-: represented. Stout .at. ;the. .annual .ban-;; 
; quet in March.' v ; v {{{/ ./ : ;-//{.{{{;;/; . ;;{ {-: 

{Mr. vand- Mrs. Merl,Maiers;Mr. and: 
Mrs: Arnie{Pj3tthast ;and/Ml^:;arid;Mrs;r: 
Len S.terry organized the February 
banquet for Madison area alumni. 
Vice-Chancellor Wes Face and his wife, 
were honored guests. 

Having attended Stunt for two 
years, Maureen Cullen. Woodside. 
N.y., has recently received a Bachelor 
of Arts degree in behavioral science 
' from Southern Colorado State College, 

Jim Buswell chaired the Ruck River 
Valley Annual Dinner Meeting Com- 
mittee for their annual banquet , in 
. Janesville in April, at which Chancellor , 
Robert Swanson and his wife were 
honored guests. 

. , ******* 

Dede Nerbun ( BS '43. MS V>), 
who teaches home economics at Lady- 

{ smith.'has identified 4 9 {of' her{f6rmer;{ 
students who either are now or have 
heen :enrolledv;at' Stout. Eive{pf {.these? 

{are currentlyserirblled, three dri ;fioirie{{ 
econ6m)cs>:ahd. /two in{ 'hotel, and 

: restaurant mahagemeht;. : {'-..; { 

Chancellor- Robert Swanson, Vice- 

> Chanceilpry^es {Face{'and ;1 2{ Stouf; ; 

faculty members attended :ah, alumni { 

receptiori -in.Green .Bayjon May" 2{ The ' 

evenf{ wasiheld {during, the. cpnferehc 

rof .Wisconsin - Association ;pf :. : Voca{ ' 

. tional-.ahd'.. Adult Educators, {ah^alF' 

. alumnr In .the Green {Bay; area werein:- . 

vited, to attend^" {..{{:{{:{{ -{{{■./■■:{ 

;{' 'Members of the /Sttiut /community.:: 
have. beeij. involved in. a Children and;; 
youth Clinic;{at::;;the{{Uniyefsity{:of { 

Louisville (Kentucky) recently. Stout 

dietetic majors, who are members of j 

the Nutrition and Food Association, j 

offered free care and advice to needy i 

children and parents. ; 

{ {{'iDuririg {lheit;;-yenture {;lhe ;^tud(ents i 

' stayed ; with :Mrsi .Nancy Smith Kupper i 

C70), who is head nutritionist at the C . ! 

.& Y Clinic. Two Stout faculty mem- ! 

bers, Dean J.A. . Samenfink of the ! 

School of Home Economics, and: 

Thomas R. Phillips, dietetic program : 

director, along with Mrs. Kupper, J 

originated the program. 

An article summarizing the . clinic i - 
appeared in the spring edition of "The ! 
Wisconsin Dietitian" and was wiitten 
by Ellen Schwab ('74). | 

Services of commissioning by the j 
United Church of Christ (UCC) were i 
held recent Iv in Menoinunie for Mrs. 
. Lee Morical (MS '71) in the First Con- .' 
gregational United Church of Christ. ; 
Mrs. Morical, founder. and director j 
of the Center Cur Women's Alterna- 
tives of Meni.iinoiiie and Fan Claire, is 
the first woman commissioned by the \ 
■Northwest Association., UCC,. in an ; 
area other than Christian education' 
and the first woman ever to be com- j 
missioned by the United Church of i 
Christ for a ministry specifically to ' 
women. _ - : 

- : Status of ; comrriissiphed: " wofkef-isj 
{accorded; to {lay; persons {working; full { 
.time{: : :in{{'church-reiate^ 
;. iippn recommendation {lo ; { exarhina- { 
.tion ; by and {{ypte; ;pL: that;: person's j 
{Association .and Its specified bpardsv; .{' { 
{;{; Ah/affijiate ;bf{the{campus{ministry ■.; 
/to ;Stput{ for the; past :;fiye;;years^Mrs.{ 
; M brical V established:;; The {^Center {-in { 
.T97l4n. response to. heeds' which/ she ' 
had pbsefved; among' { women as a 1 
;;counselor.{ Sihae that tirne,; lnpre{than:; 
2,000 women in Menomonie,_ Eau 
.Claire,; Boycevil]ej .Stevens {Point,' and/; 
Pther cities in west central Wisconsin 
have- participated in Center offerings. 


Four Years Later... 


Four years ago, we ran a photo of 
Joyce Emmrich trying on a new Stout 
sweatshirt and preparing for a new era 
in her life as a freshman at Stout. Our 
theme was "Stout State University: 
Will it meet her needs?" Apparently it 
has, because Joyce was among some 
770 graduates who were awarded 
degrees this spring. 

The four years she spent at Stout 
have been memorable for Joyce, and 
she has some regrets about leaving the 
University. But she's now looking for- 
ward to a career as a home economics 
teacher. "I learned a lot about people 
and about myself at the University," 
she said. "I lived in the dormitory all 
four years, and it was quite an 

Joyce admits she had some appre- 
hensions about going away to college, 
but she said that making a commit- 
ment to become a teacher encouraged 
her to continue. "I decided that this is 
what I really want and I found myself 
more motivated," she said. 

Joyce said she was most impressed 
about the "friendliness" of the Uni- 
versity. "Not just my peers, but the 
instructors and administrators have 
been so easy to work with," she said. 

Her four years here have gone 
quickly, but have not been without 
change. New facilities have opened 
during that time, expanding much 
needed classroom and laboratory 
space. New faces appeared in the stu- 


dent body, faculty and administration. 
And Stout became a part of a new, 
merged University of Wisconsin 

Now Joyce and her fellow gradu- 
ates are entering another new era in 
their lives as professionals and as Stout 
alumni. We wish them well. 


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